23rd Annual E. Clair Daniels Symposium - CPA Evolution and You WEBCAST

Tuesday, December 7 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST

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Overview

A restructured version of the CPA Exam, aligned with the CPA Evolution initiative, is scheduled to launch in January 2024. The new exam will prepare future CPAs to provide a deeper skill set, address growing competencies and encourage a greater knowledge of emerging technologies. 

Joe Maslott, Associate Director on the AICPA’s Exams team, and Anna Howard, Senior Manager of the AICPA Academic Relations team, have both worked extensively on developing the new CPA Evolution Model Curriculum. During this presentation, the AICPA team will cover:

  • The evolving role of CPAs
  • Why CPA Evolution?
  • What will change with CPA Evolution?
  • How aspiring CPAs can start preparing now
  • Audience Q&A

Highlights

  • The CPA exam curriculum changes.
  • The legislative and professional landscape.
  • What professionals and educators can do to support and be aware of the changes coming.

Prerequisites

None.

Designed For

Professionals and Educators.

Objectives

Explore the professional and curriculum changes that are necessitating the updated exam.

Preparation

None.

Notice

NOTE: Students receive complementary registration.  Please email memberservices@wscpa.org to take advantage of your free registration.“

Leader(s):

Leaders

Anna Howard

Anna Howard, CPA, CMA, is the Senior Manager of Academic Initiatives at the AICPA. Before joining the AICPA, Anna served as a director of the Master of Science in Accounting program at Nichols College and taught accounting and audit courses at Merrimack College, Great Bay Community College, and the University of New Hampshire. She started her career as an audit associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers and moved to the private industry where she gained expertise in corporate finance, IPO process, SEC reporting, and SOX compliance. Anna received her BBA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and an MBA from Clark University.

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Joseph Maslott

Joseph Maslott, CPA, is the Associate Director – Content Management with the AICPA Examinations team since 2006. Mr. Maslott has over 20 years of accounting experience and began his career at PwC. He then joined AT&T World Headquarters and E*TRADE Financial in management positions in accounting. As a lead CPA on the AICPA Examinations team, he has served in various roles including Staff Liaison for the AUD subcommittee and business owner of Simulation Development for all sections of the Exam. Currently, Mr. Maslott is the staff lead of the CPA Evolution practice analysis, a research project designed to document the scope of entry-level practice as well as serve as the foundation for the Exam’s validity and legal defensibility.

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Non-Member Price $10.00

Member Price $0.00